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  • Grand Piano

    Grand Piano

    ★★½

    Plenty to like here but the rest is monumentally stupid in a way that even I can't bear

  • Red River

    Red River

    ★★★★

    (Prerelease cut)

    Interesting how that ending is completely ridiculous but does actually work, somehow

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  • Titanic

    Titanic

    ★★★★

    Let me start this by saying that it's the first time I see anything from this film besides the aerial shots of DiCaprio and Winslet. That said, here are some thoughts:

    - It surprised me how very explicit it is in its treatment of death, you can probably say "What other way could there be around it?" by I'm pretty sure some directors would've done it without, for example, several shots of people jumping from the ship (which brought to…

  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    (Theatrical cut)

    Going to a screening of this seemed like the best idea, but it ended up being what's probably safe to say is the worst screening I've gone to.

    What was being screened was a squashed-to-16:9, probably pirated DVD with what looked like fansubs (no accents (Spanish language), terribly timed (sometimes too early, sometimes too late), and slightly inaccurate translations at times). That last part wouldn't be such a big deal except for 1. the volume was too low,…